Category Archives: Board Games

Big Fatties for casual MtG matches

One of the simplest mechanics to abuse in MtG is to ‘ramp’ mana and then start casting  huge creatures with high costs.  My partner loves this mechanic and she is currently building a hydra deck around this concept (with a … Continue reading

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Creatively constructing themed events for your Magic the Gathering tournaments

How do you cater for the casual player who just wants to play the occasional game of Magic: the Gathering with friends and isn’t interested in spending a lot of money on amassing a true treasure trove of cards? Continue reading

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Sandy Petersen, the original author of the Call of Cthulhu RPG, is putting together a new Cthulhu Mythos board-game, “Cthulhu Wars”. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to doom the world as one of the gibbering horrors of … Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 043: Rogue Trader Review, Pandemic and Splitting the Party

In this episode of the Dice of Doom Podcast we discuss our first impressions of the roleplaying game Rogue Trader, the board game Pandemic and our thoughts on Splitting the Party. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 040: Mutants & Masterminds, Shadowrun and Resetting a GM

In this podcast we review Mutants & Masterminds, Shadowrun, D&D Boardgame Wrath of Ashardalon and look at ways to reset a GM. Continue reading

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Rumours are starting to emerge (and quite frankly, be confirmed instantly) that there is work being conducted on a Plants vs Zombies board game. If you have been one of the billions of people addicted to the computer version of … Continue reading

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